Friday, December 11, 2009

We're not only hats

Many of you may not know but Maison de London houses not only Couture Chapeau but also The Prop Shop which can be found on the left side of the building.
The Prop Shop is delightful store filled with the creations of master sculpty artist Balthazar Fouroux. He is the creator and animator of some of the most fun and unique items in SL.
You can find incredibly detailed dolls animated with Puppeteer, larger than life props to decorate your home or sim and the most adorable products for Tinies in his Leo's Tiny Spot wall.

Check out the amazing Champagne Bottle in which you can display photos of almost every kind of celebration including birthdays, rez days, anniversaries and holidays!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Getting the WORD out!





PEACE ON EARTH with five poses

The power of words is immeasurable and no one know this more than residents of SL.
Chigadee London has created the most amazing prim WORD signs which feature:
- a nine colour menu
- adjustable animations
- transferable
- resize menu
They are total fun and can be used in your home or business. Everyone who has visited the CC Sign platform comes away buying at least a few! New WORDS added every week.
Touch the big TP sign on the plaza to access the platform.

Check out the photos of some of the WORDS. THERE ARE MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Four Perfect Hat hairs for men - ONLY 5 L

CC Black Hat Hair for men
Life just got MUCH easier for men in SL! Well... for men who wear hats!
I painstakingly modified HAIR FOR MEN to fit perfectly under the men's hats sold at Couture Chapeau.
I poked and pulled the strands, retextured and added a resizing script for easy fittings on bigger heads.
They are TRANSFER, so all you fine ladies can come get a box for your bfs! lol
Check out the photo to see the perfect fit. They are available in blond, black, red and dark brown.
You can find them them in the middle of the store in the men's hat section.

Friday, October 23, 2009


I've just released The BEST FEDORA IN SL... MAH Ultimate Bogie Fedora.
It is an exact replica of the classic fedora worn by Humphrey Bogart. Every subtle nuance is there in the shape, form and texture. Each hat has a resizing menu for a No Fuss Fit.
Check them out in the middle of the store!
I couldn't resist putting in the last photo of Bal and I having a hoot recreating that famous shot of Bogie and Bacall in Casablanca!

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Celebrating 2 years of hanging in there!

CC Halloween Hunt Gifts - Black Petal Garland

CC Halloween Hunt Gift - Witch Hat with Hair and spider web!

After 2 years, prim hair is still not my best ally but having my store has been a truly wonderful experience filled with immense blessings, creativity, personal growth and an opportunity to make some lasting friendships.
To kick off the celebrations:
- Best of Second Life Performer, Edward Kyomoon will be performing on the Plaza at 1 PM SL for half an hour.. SO DON'T MISS IT.
- a Halloween Hunt which will run until midnight SLT Oct 31. Look for 10 witch hats filled with amazing stuff for everyone!
- MM boards and random give-aways from Chigadee London herself.
So keep popping back in to see what's new!

Friday, October 2, 2009

Bogie's Broads & Their Hats

Following on the heels of the highly successful Oh So Sophia Retrospective, Couture Chapeau presents "Bogie's Broads & Their Hats".

This new collection features hats and headpieces worn by leading ladies paired on the silver screen with the inimitable Humphrey Bogart during the 30s, 40s and 50s.

All hats are made from high quality and exclusive sculpties by Balthazar Fouroux and styled with hallmark detail and flare of Chigadee London.

Miss London will also be releasing a small but fabulous clothing collection under her namesake to accompany some of the hats.

If you haven't seen the Oh So Sophia Retrospective, do pop into the store to see this highly acclaimed collection.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Be the cowboy or cowgirl in style

Rose of San Antonio

Aussie Rose

Colour changing Snowflake

Lone Wolf

Wild Ponies

Three Stars
Couture Chapeau has just released a line of stunning, realistic and highly detailed cowboy hats. This line of MAH Star Boy Cowboy hats are made with exclusive sculpts and scripted with a no fuss resizing menu. Demos available in the store as always.
To celebrate the opening of the new flag ship store on the beautiful Vade Mecum, the cowboy hats are all half price for the weekend. There are also MM prizes and gifts randomly given out by Chigadee London herself!
Pop into the store for a gander! Hee Haw!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Limited Edition Gown - Don't miss out - already only 8 available!

Last month the Limited Edition Gown sold out within five minutes of posting in the fashion groups... and people were weeping that there were no more!

I have just released the Second Limited Edition Gown, the ML Colada Limited Edition Gown and of the 10 available for sale, eight are now left.

This gown is Retro Glam at its very best; beautiful rich detailing front and back, realistic matching of seams, flexy and sculpty pieces with resizing scripts and a gorgeous floral headpiece which fits almost any prim hair. You can also wear this outfit as a catsuit with bell bottom cuffs for a 'hippy look' since the designs on the top and pants all match up!

Look for the big vendor in the Miss London room, next to the Sophia Loren Collection.

Don't miss out on this very special gown!

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Canada Day and Fourth of July Celebrations

Canada Day Display at Couture Chapeau

Uncle Sam Puppet Basket

Uncle Sam Shoulder Puppet

Come celebrate Canada Day and the Fourth of July with Bal and Chi and enter the MOST EASY QUIZ CONTEST in all of Second Life. Answer correctly the question floating above the Quiz Boards, one is next to the Canada Day Display and the other by the Freebie corner at the Prop Shop.

While you are there, check out the Canadian and Fourth of July celebration items including hats, umbrellas, bow ties, flags on flagpoles and THE MOST AMAZING shoulder puppet crafted by Balthazar Fouroux!

Don't forget to grab the hand waving Flags loaded with an animation and sound for only 1 L.

In a box on the Canada Day display, you can get a form to take part in this fun contest.

1. Fill out the NC and return to Chigadee London to receive an umbrella.
2. Only one entry per person.
3. No monetary value.
4. Contest ends midnight SLT July 1, 2009

Monday, June 22, 2009

Fabulous Reviews by the Bloggers

The Sophia Loren has grabbed the attention of many top bloggers about Second Life fashion. Here are a few photo snippets and links to their blogs which are filled with amazing information!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Limited Edition Gown - SOLD OUT IN FIVE MINUTES!

Miss London Limited Edition Anemone Gown

ALL SOLD OUT - Join the Couture Chapeau Subscriber at Maldives or subscribe here to this blog for first notices on new releases!

Only ten available of this absolutely gorgeous copiable gown created with exclusive handmade textures and sculpties! All prim pieces have a resizing menu for a no fuss fit which is perfect for BBW!
Dress includes a beautiful and totally 'prim hair forgiving' tiara which works with any hairstyle.
At the time of this posting, only eight are available so hurry on down to get yours!
Look for it the big vendor display in the window to the right of the landing point.


Thursday, June 11, 2009


ML Larimar Train Gown

Frangipani Blue Dress

Visit the Couture Chapeau Store on Iridium to get these gorgeous dresses only available in the RFL vendor.
Plus while you are there, get one of the amazing dollarbie Funnel hats, play with the GINORMOUS TIN MAN prop by just clicking on him to change his poses and pick up on of the MUST HAVE Tin Man Shoulder Dolls!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Oh So Sophia

Couture Chapeau is presenting a fabulous Retrospective Display of hats worn by iconic movie star, Sophia Loren.

The display titled "Oh So Sophia" is in the Haute Couture Room and hats are available for sale along with beautiful clothes inspired by Miss Loren's glamourous style.

This will be the first in a series of retrospectives of hats worn by celebrities - the original concept of Mad About Hats. The display will run during the summer months, so please bring your friends and come as often as you like.

Special gifts for group subscribers, so be sure to join the Couture Chapeau Subscriber. It's on the wall at the entrance and won't take up any group slots.

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Fire Coral Fantasy!

Above: Fire Coral Flirty Dress

Above: Fire Coral Bubble Pants Suit

Above: Fire Coral Mermaid Pants

Above: Fire Coral Bubble Top Dress

Above: Fire Coral Train Dress

Like the brilliant colours of 'fire coral' in the sea, the Miss London Fire Coral Section of the Oceania Collection is an eye catcher.
The perfectly matched off the shoulders top has a little peek a boo slit in the front and the prim sleeves give a touch of fantasy to the whole look. All skirt pieces have a 'twist' feature which allows them to sway creating flowing dance feel! The skirts are all scripted to sit beautifully too! The stunning hat fits jauntily off to the side and fits most hair.
All prim pieces come with a resizable menu for a no fuss fit for even the most challenging of shapes and BBW.
This is a TOTALLY ORIGINAL Collection with exclusive textures made by Chigadee London. The designs are of her own with no photo-sourcing from RL Designers.
COPY and TRANSFERABLE Gift versions are available at Look for them on the left wall of the store's entrance.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Seaweed Section of Oceania Line

L to R: Short Flirty Dress, Bubble Top Dress

L to R: Train Dress, Long Flowing Skirt Dress
L to R: Mermaid Pants, Bubble Top Pants

Created from the most delicate glass textures, the Seaweed Section of the Miss London Oceania Line is a delight to the eye.
Edged in bronze touches, this outfit has perfectly matching seams both on the sides and between the top and bottom to give a seamless 'catsuit' look. All skirt pieces have a 'twist' feature which allows them to sway to create a flirty flowing dance feel!
The tiara fits most hair and the 'seaweed' flexy pieces also sway to your every movement. All prim pieces come with a resizeable menu for a no fuss fit for even the most challenging of shapes.
This is a TOTALLY ORIGINAL Collection with exclusive textures made by Chigadee London. The designs are of her own with no photo-sourcing from RL Designers.
COPY and TRANSFERABLE Gift versions are available at

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Couture Chapeau presents Oceania on Sat, May 9

Inspired by the vibrant colours of the sea and venetian glass, Chigadee London has conjured a startlingly stunning hat and clothing collection called Oceania.
This is one of the most unique collections in SL made with original textures and no photo-sourcing from clothing of RL designers. The beautiful clothes created under the Miss London label, have been made with Chigadee's trademark stamp of attention to detail, design and fit.
The Oceania Collection will be launched at an Open House Event on May 9, starting at 10 AM SLT to 1 PM SLT at the Couture Cove Fine Shops. This informal presentation will feature friendly models walking around the store to show off the collection.
The store will feature a MUST SEE display with larger than life props by the inimitable sculpty designer, Balthazar Fouroux (The Prop Shop).
Miss London will be there, happy to chat with customers about her new collection.

Take advantage of the special launching promotion of BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE of outfits in the Oceania Collection.
1. When you buy an item in the Oceania Collection, you will get one of the SAME OR LESSER VALUE.
2. After you have purchased the item, please send Chigadee London a NoteCard with your NAME, Transaction details and your request. Please indicate whether you want a transferable or copiable item.
3. Please allow 48 hours for Chigadee to send the item.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Uber Hip Pork Pie Hats

CLOCKWISE: Patches, Rust, Red Plaid, Music

CLOCKWISE: Classic Black, White & Black, Houndstooth, Black and White

These utterly realistic sculpty Pork Pie Fedoras are perfect for SL performers and their adoring fans - from rock stars to jazz musicians. Made famous by the great Thelonius Monk and Frank Sinatra, they are now being worn by Justin Timberlake, Orlando Bloom and Jason Marz!
These hats come with a terrific animation, drum 'ba da dum' and of course feature the easy to fit resizing menu.
Check out the demos at Couture Chapeau on the back wall in the UNISEX section and on the counter.
BTW... they look super cool on women too!

Friday, April 10, 2009

Boho Scarf Set

Your wardrobe is not complete without this MUST have accessory! The neck and belt scarf set features an 8 colour and resizable menu so you can match them to any outfit and fit to almost any shape! (The belt scarf has been designed to be forgiving to even the most 'hippy' of women.) Mix and match to your heart's content!

Friday, April 3, 2009

Easter Showgirl Costumes

CC Easter Bunny ShowGirl Costume

CC Easter Egg Showgirl Costume

Easter has never been sexier with these Mardi Gras/Showgirl costumes! Each one has been meticulously created with gorgeous sculpties and the bikini top and bottom come in different layers so you can flaunt your trademark tatoo!
Look for them in the incredible central display at Couture Chapeau and while you are there take your pic infront of the larger than life props and check out the best animated Easter baskets in SL. Everyone is raving over them!